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Punta Gorda, Florida Job Growth

There were 50,300 jobs in Punta Gorda, Florida in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,921 employed persons for the month. Punta Gorda added 700 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 32 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Punta Gorda job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,300 +700 +2,200
CPS 68,921 -32 +2,499

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Punta Gorda, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Punta Gorda as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Punta Gorda, Florida

CES employment for Punta Gorda in November 2017 is at a new high of 50,300.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 68,986 for Punta Gorda in September 2017. 65 jobs have been lost in Punta Gorda since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Punta Gorda, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 50,300 700 68,921 -32
October 2017 49,600 700 68,953 -33
September 2017 48,900 -300 68,986 528
August 2017 49,200 100 68,458 197
July 2017 49,100 300 68,261 294
June 2017 48,800 100 67,967 413
May 2017 48,700 -200 67,554 -200
April 2017 48,900 400 67,754 -31
March 2017 48,500 -100 67,785 225
February 2017 48,600 0 67,560 686
January 2017 48,600 300 66,874 412
December 2016 48,300 200 66,462 40